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Joseph J. Greene was an American film actor who appeared in several minor and uncredited roles in several movies during the 40s and 50s. His best known movies were "Man in the Shadow" with Orson Wells, "Roll, Thunder, Roll!," "The Old Texas Trail" "Behind City Lights."
Not much is known about his life and career. He was born Joseph Johnson Greene on November 17, 1894 in Elm City, North Carolina and made his first film role in the 1941 film, "The Wild Man of Borneo." He followed the role with appearances in "Old Texas Trail," "Once Upon a Time" with Cary Grant, "Thin Man Goes Home," "Devil's Playground" and "Bishop's Wife" which also starred Cary Grant.
In the Fifties, he appeared in "Man in the Shadow," "Night of the Quarter Moon" with Dean Jones, Agnes Moorehead and Jackie Coogan, "The Thirty Foot Bride of Candy Rock" with Lou Costello, Dorothy Provine and Gale Gordon and "Breakfast at Tiffany's" with Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Buddy Ebsen and Martin Balsam.
Between films, he also made sporadic minor appearances on network television, often credited as Joe Greene. He had roles on "Boston Blackie," "Calvacade America," "The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok," "General Electric Theater," "Death Valley Days," "The Loretta Young Show," "M Squad," "Whirlybirds,' "Highway Patrol," "Wanted: Dead Or Alive" and the "The Untouchables" with Robert Stack.
His last film role was an uncredited part in "The George Raft Story" with Jayne Mansfield and Frank Gorshin in 1961. He passed away February 9, 1979 in Los Angeles, California under undisclosed causes. He was 84.

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